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Area Manager - Bealls Department Stores

Area Manager - Bealls Department Stores

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Position: Area Manager                                           Exempt/Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt


Revised: April 17, 2017       


Function: To oversee daily operations, merchandising and customer experience of focused areas of business.



  • Reports to Store Manager.
  • Extensive interaction with customers, associates and Management Team.
  • Some interaction with vendors and corporate visitors.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:



  • In partnership with Merchandise Manager or Store Manager, actively participate in the talent selection process for store team.
  • Prepares and delivers performance reviews for direct reports.
  • Facilitate training for Merchandise Handlers on merchandising standards, product flow, inventory flexing and signage to ensure consistency of Brand experience.


  • Partner with Merchandise Manager or Store Manager on the development of store specific presentations and merchandise concepts.
  • Adapt Corporate Adjacencies to specific division layouts.
  • Implement divisional merchandising concepts - shop concepts, trend ideas, lifestyle concepts.
  • Partner with Merchandise Manager and Store Manager to identify business opportunities and create action plans to drive results.
  • Continually teach, develop and empower direct reports (if applicable) to interpret Store, Divisional and/or Brand presentations to improve customer experience and drive top line sales.
  • Coach and direct team to meet Bealls standards for:
    • Guest Service delivery (storewide)
    • Daily merchandise presentation and replenishment
    • Daily recovery and rack maintenance
    • Fitting room return racks
    • Adjacency execution and maintenance
    • Pricing: Ad sets, price changes and markdown presentation
  • Execute all company policies, procedures, processes as required and ensures full compliance of all operational procedures and paperwork as well as federal, state and local laws and regulations.


  • Perform all operational functions needed to run the store on a daily basis (e.g. opening, closing, POS system, computer network, maintenance, customer service and sales).
  • Utilize daily and weekly sales reports to track, analyze and communicate business results to determine strategies and maximize sales.
  • Communicate merchandise and product performance opportunities/observations to Merchandise Manager.
  • Communicate hardware, fixture and mannequin needs to Merchandise Manager.
  • Facilitate open communication with Merchandise Manager and/or Store Manager on all pertinent information that relates to current direction and/or opportunities to drive business within their store.
  • Plan and coordinate execution of promotions, aisle and impulse programs, and events. Manage a safe working environment and the ongoing protection of Beall’s assets and funds.
  • Maintain current awareness and knowledge of the competitive landscape.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Supervise department associates on a daily basis through activities including (but not restricted to) interviewing, motivating, delegating, promoting, counseling and coaching, performance appraisals, and terminating.
  • Supervise sales floor through coaching and motivating associates to ensure quality customer experience as Team Sales Leader.


Physical Demands:

  • Must have adequate vision, speech, hearing and physical ability to perform essential job duties.
  • Must be able to stand/walk 95% of the day to perform the essential job duties.
  • Must have full body rotation (i.e., bending, stooping, twisting, etc.)
  • Must be able to climb a 12 foot ladder.
  • Must be able to lift at least 20lbs.


  • Two years of retail management experience with a two year college degree or equivalent retail management and leadership experience.
  • Ability to work well with all levels of management, build partnerships and influence teams.
  • Highly organized and able to adapt to quickly changing priorities.
  • Proven ability to plan, organize, prioritize, and manage multiple tasks efficiently.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven ability to conduct effective Store walk-through's
  • This position requires a 40 hour work week. During peak periods it may require more hours and overtime must be approved by your supervisor in advance.
  • Schedule flexibility to include evenings, weekends, and holidays to meet demands of the business.
  • Must have a valid Florida driver license and reliable transportation.
  • Ability to travel based on business need.


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